How to Start With Free Web Hosting
Building a website takes patience, dedication and time. But on 000webhost, it’s easy, fast & fun! Starting your online adventure is a simple four-step process.
What is free web hosting? How is it different from paid hosting?
The main and obvious difference is the cost. Although being a free service it does come with certain limitations of course.
Free hosting allows you to host a limited number of website and comes with disk space and bandwidth cap. This is put in place to make sure that everyone can have a fair chance at the service. Free hosting is the perfect place to learn. It allows you to experiment, code and build without an investment.
Paid hosting services typically have more functionality, have added features and much larger data and bandwidth caps. You get an overall more professional and flexible experience.
How to upload files in free web hosting?
There are two main ways of uploading files to your free web hosting service:
- The first option – using the browser-based file manager. This tool allows you to navigate, upload and delete files on your web server. You can access this feature through your control panel.
- The second option is using FTP. FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. These services allow you to conviniently manage your files similarly to a file manager.
How long will my web hosting stay free?
000webhost was, is, and always will be a completely FREE platform! To use our services, you don’t even need to attach any credit card or other payment information. Simply fill in the sign up form and you are ready to conquer the internet!
Will I get a free domain name?
All free hosting package users are eligible to receive a free subdomain, which comes in the form of example.000webhostapp.com.
However, if you wish to use a top-level domain, the option is available. You may use an existing domain from another registrar and park it on top of your free web hosting account. Alternatively, you may register a top-level domain with us and use it as well.
What can I do with free web hosting?
The variety of things that you can do with free web hosting is immense. At the very core, you may use it to create a website about anything, starting with:
- WordPress blogs
- Review sites
- Personal websites
- Small businesses
- School & university projects
- Small eCommerce stores
Is 000webhost secure?
All 000webhost servers use advanced firewalls and include DDoS protection. A dedicated admin team also monitors the server around the clock. This ensures that your website is up and running with the least amount of possible interferences or issues.
However, the security of a website usually depends on the software that it uses and the vulnerabilities that exist within it. That being said, it’s important to keep everything updated and to use tools from trusted providers only.